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Report on the Key Comparison CCPR K2.a-2003

Yoshihiro Ohno, Steven W. Brown, Thomas C. Larason
Under the framework of Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for national measurements standards and for calibration and measurement certificates issued by

Innovations in Maximum Likelihood Quantum State Tomography

Scott C. Glancy, Emanuel H. Knill, Thomas Gerrits, Tracy S. Clement, Brice R. Calkins, Adriana E. Lita, Aaron J. Miller, Alan L. Migdall, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin
At NIST we are engaged in an experiment whose goal is to create superpositions of optical coherent states (such superpositions are sometimes called

Update on DMIS Certification

William G. Rippey
The Dimensional Standards Consortium (DMSC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the rollout of the DMSC's DMIS Certification

First approaches to standard protocols and reference materials for the assessment of potential hazards associated with nanomaterials

Iseult Lynch, Hans Bouwmeester, Hans Marvin, Alan Casey, Gordon Chambers, Markus Berges, Martin Clift, Teresa Fernandes, Lise Fjellsbo, Lucienne Juillerat, Gert Roebben, Christoph Klein, Qinglan Wu, Vincent A. Hackley, Jean-Pierre Kaiser, Wolfgang Kreyling, C. Michael Garner, Peter Hatto, Kenneth Dawson, Michael Riediker
This report presents the outcome of the discussions of 60 experts in the field of safety assessment of manufactured NMs from academia, industry, government and

Clathrate Hydrate Physical Property Database

Kenneth G. Kroenlein, Chris D. Muzny, Andrei F. Kazakov, Vladimir Diky, Robert D. Chirico, E. D. Sloan, Michael D. Frenkel
To facilitate advances in application of technologies pertaining to gas hydrates, a database containing experimentally-derived information about those materials

Overview of the TAC 2008 Update Summarization Task

Hoa T. Dang, Karolina K. Owczarzak
The summarization track at the Text Analysis Conference (TAC) is a direct continuation of the Document Understanding Conference (DUC) series of workshops

A VVSG-derived model of election data

David W. Flater
An effort to define a common data format for voting systems should begin with a data model that specifies the relevant concepts. To accelerate adoption and

Performance of a Nanopositioner Controller Filter Compensator

Donna Le, Nicholas G. Dagalakis, Jason J. Gorman, Jae M. Yoo
We describe the use of appropriate type simple resistor and capacitor (RC) compensators, which properly connected to a power amplifier, can improve the dynamic

NIST s Integrated Colony Enumerator (NICE)

Matthew L. Clarke, Jeeseong Hwang
Enumeration of bacterial colonies in an agar plate is simple in concept, but automated colony counting is difficult due to variations in colony color, size

DSQAP Exercise C Report

Catherine A. Rimmer, Laura J. Wood, Katrice A. Lippa, Melissa M. Phillips

Mobile Device Forensics - Tool Testing

Richard P. Ayers
The goal of the Computer Forensic Tool Testing (CFTT) project at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is to establish a methodology for

Non-GSM Mobile Device Tool Specification

Richard P. Ayers
As mobile devices proliferate, incorporating a host of integrated features and capabilities, their use can be seen everywhere in our world today. Mobile

2nd Annual Tri-National Workshop on Standards for Nanotechnology - (NIST presentations)

Ronald G. Dixson, Jon R. Pratt, Vincent A. Hackley, James E. Potzick, Richard A. Allen, Ndubuisi G. Orji, Michael T. Postek, Herbert S. Bennett, Theodore V. Vorburger, Jeffrey A. Fagan, Robert L. Watters
A new era of cooperation between North American National Measurement Institutes (NMIs) was ushered by the National Research Council of Canada Institute for

Proprietary Design Information and Fruit Pies

John A. Horst
The proliferation of proprietary design info exchange formats is causing high costs to manufacturers. The standards solution is offered as both attainable and

Diagnosis of Pulsed Squeezing in Multiple Temporal Modes

Scott C. Glancy, Emanuel H. Knill, Thomas Gerrits, Tracy S. Clement, Martin J. Stevens, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin
When one makes squeezed light by downconversion of a pulsed pump laser, many temporal / spectral modes are simultaneously squeezed by different amounts. There

Environmental Trends Affecting Electronics Manufacturing

Eric D. Simmon, John V. Messina, Matthew L. Aronoff, Michael Cox
Companies that in the recent past were primarily concerned with satisfying environmental regulations are finding that environmental responsibility and